UToledo Online

Design Resources

These course design resources were created to help you as you develop your online or blended courses. If you have any questions, please contact your instructional designer.

Online Faculty Handbook
This handbook is for any instructor or teaching assistant who is preparing to teach online.  Whether you are a new or experienced online instructor, we hope that this handbook will serve as a guide and reference tool to help you understand the fundamentals of online teaching and learning.

Faculty Resource Center*
The Faculty Resource Center in Blackboard is your one-stop resource for templates, guides, and best practices to assist you in the online course design and teaching process. *requires UTAD login.

Request for Proposal (RFP) and Application for Online Course and Program Development
UToledo Online is requesting proposals for the new development or significant redesign of fully online courses. The purpose of this RFP is to develop high quality, student-centered courses and programs that reflect best practices and promote excellence in teaching and learning. Faculty who participate will be provided with support and guidance from UToledo Online instructional designers, educational technologists, and more throughout the development process.

Please review the RFP document and schedule a brief meeting with University College Dean, Barbara Kopp Miller, prior to completing the application. For questions regarding the application or process, please contact Justin Ballard, Director of UToledo Online.

(Please Note: To be considered for course development funding, online courses must have the appropriate curricular approvals.)

Last Updated: 6/27/22